Title: Assessment of an aerobic treatment system for wastewater from a meat processing plant

Authors: Juan Pablo Rodríguez Miranda

Addresses: Facultad del Medio Ambiente y Recursos Naturales, Universidad Distrital Francisco José de Caldas, Bogotá D.C., Colombia

Abstract: This article presents the assessment of a wastewater treatment system by means of aerobic pools from a slaughterhouse, which presents eliminations below 80% in parameters such as BOD5, SST and grease and oils during 50% of its operating time.

Keywords: wastewater treatment; contaminants; BOD; biochemical oxygen demand; TSS; total suspended solids; environmental pollution; aerobic treatment; meat processing plants; slaughterhouse effluent; slaughterhouses.

DOI: 10.1504/IJEE.2012.050801

International Journal of Environmental Engineering, 2012 Vol.4 No.3/4, pp.307 - 314

Published online: 31 Dec 2014 *

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